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The Woodstock 50 Festival Has Been Canceled After Ongoing Logistical Problems

The Woodstock 50 Festival Has Been Canceled After Ongoing Logistical Problems

Woodstock 50—a festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969 peace-love-music event—has been cancelled, according to a statement on the concert’s website. The three-day festival was originally scheduled to take place Aug. 16–18 in Watkins Glen, N.Y., about 115 miles from the original location in Bethel Woods, N.Y. However, after a series of logistical problems…MORE

Sturgill Simpson Announces New Album & Film, “Sound & Fury” [Watch Trailer]

Sturgill Simpson Announces New Album & Film, “Sound & Fury” [Watch Trailer]

Sturgill Simpson announced he will release his fourth studio album, Sound & Fury, this fall. The new album will be released in conjunction with an anime film of the same name that will be available via Netflix. Sturgill revealed the news at San Diego’s Comic-Con over the weekend. The new Sturgill-produced album will be his…MORE

Listen to Sturgill Simpson’s New Zombie Ballad, “The Dead Don’t Die”

Listen to Sturgill Simpson’s New Zombie Ballad, “The Dead Don’t Die”

Sturgill Simpson dropped his first new song in more than three years with the release of “The Dead Don’t Die,” the title track to a new zombie flick directed by Jim Jarmusch. The new track, which Sturgill penned at Jarmusch’s request, serves as a running gag throughout the film as multiple actors make reference to…MORE

Woodstock 50 Lineup Includes Margo Price, Sturgill Simpson, Brandi Carlile & More

Woodstock 50 Lineup Includes Margo Price, Sturgill Simpson, Brandi Carlile & More

The lineup for Woodstock 50—a festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969 peace-love-music event—has been revealed and it features a handful of of country-centric performers, including Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price, Anderson East and Brandi Carlile. The three-day festival takes place Aug. 16–18 in Watkins Glen, N.Y., about 115 miles from the original location in…MORE

Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price & More to Perform at 32nd Tibet House US Concert

Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price & More to Perform at 32nd Tibet House US Concert

For more than three decades, musicians from all genres—including David Bowie, R.E.M., Emmylou Harris and Paul Simon—have come together for a concert to benefit the Tibet House US, a non-profit educational institution and cultural embassy founded in 1987 at the request of the Dalai Lama to ensure the survival of the Tibetan civilization. This year’s…MORE

Willie Nelson’s 2018 Farm Aid Concert to Air on AXS TV on Sept. 22 With Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kacey Musgraves & More

Willie Nelson’s 2018 Farm Aid Concert to Air on AXS TV on Sept. 22 With Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kacey Musgraves & More

The 2018 Farm Aid benefit concert will take place Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Xfinity Theatre in Hartford, Conn. In addition to performances from founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and board member Dave Matthews, the lineup includes Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kacey Musgraves, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Jamey Johnson, Margo Price…MORE

Sam Hunt Says Sturgill Simpson’s Records Are His “Favorite”

Sam Hunt Says Sturgill Simpson’s Records Are His “Favorite”

Three years after proclaiming himself a “Sturgill Simpson fan” on Twitter, Sam Hunt is still rocking out to the award-winning sounds of Sturgill. While the two artists are on the opposite ends of the country music spectrum, Sam hasn’t shied away from giving Sturgill continued props for his 2014 album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music,…MORE

Watch Chris Stapleton and Sturgill Simpson Perform Together on “Saturday Night Live”

Watch Chris Stapleton and Sturgill Simpson Perform Together on “Saturday Night Live”

Saturday Night Live viewers got a double dose of Kentucky badassery on Jan. 27 as scheduled musical performer Chris Stapleton invited surprise guest Sturgill Simpson to join him onstage for two songs. The Kentucky natives teamed up to sing “Midnight Train to Memphis” and “Hard Livin’,” two songs that appear Chris’ new album, From A…MORE

2017 CMA Nominations: 11 Snubs, Duds and Surprises

2017 CMA Nominations: 11 Snubs, Duds and Surprises

The nomination for the 51st annual CMA Awards were announced on Sept. 4, and while artists like Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, and Little Big Town racked up multiple nominations, there were more than a few questionable omissions—as well as inclusions—in the nomination process. Here are the snubs, duds and surprises of the 51st annual CMA…MORE

Sturgill Simpson Posts Facebook Tribute in Honor of Late Grandfather

Sturgill Simpson Posts Facebook Tribute in Honor of Late Grandfather

If you listened to Sturgill Simpson’s 2014 breakout album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, the first voice you heard on the album was Sturgill’s grandfather, Lawrence “Dood” Fraley, who said “Introducing Metamodern Sounds in Country Music” before the first track, “Turtles All the Way Down.” Sturgill announced on Facebook yesterday (March 15) that Dood had…MORE

5 Nominations the ACM Awards Got Wrong, Wronger and Wrongest

5 Nominations the ACM Awards Got Wrong, Wronger and Wrongest

The nominations for the 52nd annual ACM Awards were announced today (Feb. 16), and while artists like Keith Urban, Maren Morris, Tim McGraw and Florida Georgia Line racked up multiple nominations, there were more than a few questionable omissions—as well as inclusions—in the nomination process. Here are five nominations the ACM Awards fouled up .…MORE

Watch Sturgill Simpson’s New Evil-Thwarting Video for “All Around You”

Watch Sturgill Simpson’s New Evil-Thwarting Video for “All Around You”

After taking home the Grammy for Best Country Album and performing “All Around You” during the awards show on Feb. 12, Sturgill Simpson has released a new video for the aforementioned song. Directed by Matt Hahurin, the video tackles a few in-the-news topics, including immigration, war and our new president. The video stars a young…MORE

Grammy Winners’ Reactions on Social Media, Including Sturgill Simpson, Maren Morris, Hillary Scott & More

Grammy Winners’ Reactions on Social Media, Including Sturgill Simpson, Maren Morris, Hillary Scott & More

Sturgill Simpson Best Country Album: A Sailor’s Guide to Earth In-N-Out burger Lets do this — Sturgill Simpson (@SturgillSimpson) February 13, 2017 Maren Morris Best Country Solo Performance: “My Church” All the love in the world for this woman. Thank you for making my first Grammys even more special, @aliciakeys . pic.twitter.com/N7n9C9IuXQ — MAREN MORRIS…MORE

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